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Cox makes it back-to-back World Cup wins

Cox makes it back-to-back World Cup wins

14 January 2017

Mogul skier Britt Cox has fulfilled her goal by retaining the coveted ‘yellow bib’ after winning her second World Cup in Mogul Skiing in Lake Placid, USA this morning, making it back-to-back golds having won in Ruka, Finland in December.

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

13 January 2017

The President of the AOC, John Coates AC has today responded to a proposal received 21 December 2016 from ASC Chair, John Wylie AM for a partnership agreement between their two bodies.

Fox and Borrows overcome hurdles to national slalom victories

Fox and Borrows overcome hurdles to national slalom victories

13 January 2017

Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has overcome a severe throat infection and Rio Olympian Ian Borrows a limited preparation to post wins on the final day of the Australian National Slalom Championships at Penrith.

Sapporo experience invaluable for Aussie athletes

Sapporo experience invaluable for Aussie athletes

13 January 2017

Becoming accustomed to the atmosphere in an Olympic Village at the February Asian Winter Games will provide invaluable experience for emerging and seasoned athletes.

Action packed weekend for Aussie winter sport stars

Action packed weekend for Aussie winter sport stars

13 January 2017

The all-important World Cup events heat up again this weekend as the Aussies fly the flag in a host of winter sports. Snowboard slopestyle athlete Jessica Rich kicks off proceedings in Kreischberg, Austria on Friday evening at 6.45pm AEDT while Ski slopestyle star Russ Henshaw competes in Font Romeu, France from 7pm AEDT.

Relaxed Rich ready for Austria World Cup

Relaxed Rich ready for Austria World Cup

13 January 2017

Despite having only made two appearances on the World Cup circuit, Jess Rich is ready to prove why she’s Australia’s best slopestyle snowboarder in Kreischberg this weekend.

Bawden not giving up the green and gold

Bawden not giving up the green and gold

12 January 2017

After three Olympics spread over 16 years and involving two different sports, one might expect Australian beach volleyballer Louise Bawden might be happy to put her feet up for a while.

Olympians challenged on day two of Australian slalom nationals

Olympians challenged on day two of Australian slalom nationals

12 January 2017

Experienced campaigner Rosalyn Lawrence has thrown down the gauntlet to two-time Olympic medallist, Jessica Fox, in the K1 event at the Australian National Slalom Championships in Sydney.

Nitro Team Australia team confirmed

Nitro Team Australia team confirmed

12 January 2017

An Australian team full of young guns and rising stars are relishing the opportunity to take on Usain Bolt and his international band of super stars at the inaugural Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

Aerial Team flying into third World Cup

Aerial Team flying into third World Cup

12 January 2017

Australia’s Flying Kangaroos Danielle Scott, Laura Peel, Samantha Wells, Lydia Lassila and Dave Morris have arrived in Lake Placid, USA ready for the third Aerial Skiing World Cup, which kicks off with qualifying just before 7am on Sunday, January 15 (AEDT).

Britt back home after World Cup gold

Gallery: Looking back at 2016

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.